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Page 237 - is almost the only lawful king in the world, because the only one who owes his crown to the choice of his people.
Page 189 - ... mechanic powers. The door by which we entered this extraordinary fabric was the mouth of one of these huge images, which, large as it may be supposed, was not disproportioned to the other features of this monstrous visage.
Page 156 - ... than the determination of a meridian line, or the length of the day at the place of his residence. This astronomy, as exhibited in their tables, presents three principal objects : 1. Tables and rules for computing the places of the sun and moon. 2. Tables and rules for calculating the places of the planets. 3. Rules for determining the phases of eclipses. The Indian astronomers, like all others, have distinguished that portion of the heavens in which the motions of the sun, the moon, and planets...
Page 319 - They readily fliowed us the ufe of every thing they had with them. Indeed they always behave with an apparent civility when they fall in with men that are armed ; but when they meet perfons unarmed, they feldom fail to take every advantage of them. Thofe females who were arrived at the age of puberty did not wear a covering ; but all the female children and likewife the girls wore...
Page 28 - Beaumont, a gentleman of great ingenuity and rare parts, adventured into our mines with his thirty thousand pounds ; who brought with him many rare engines not known then in these parts ; as the art to boore with iron rodds, to try the deepnesse and thicknesse of the coale ; rare engines to draw water out of the pits ; waggons with one horse to carry down coales from the pits to the stathes to the river, &c. Within few years he consumed all his money, and...
Page 28 - ... to try the deepnesse and thicknesse of the coale ; rare engines to draw water out of the pits ; waggons with one horse to carry down coales from the pits to the stathes to the river, &c. Within few years he consumed all his money, and rode home upon his light horse.
Page 114 - Discourse on the Love of our Country, Delivered on Nov. 4, 1789, at the Meeting-House in the Old Jewry, to the Society for Commemorating the Revolution in Great Britain; with an Appendix, Containing the Report of the Committee of the Society; an Account of the Population of France; and the Declaration of Rights by the National Assembly of France (London: T.
Page 127 - It is a facred rule, holy fage, that a benevolent man fhould accompany a traveller till he meet with abundance of water ; and that rule you have carefully obferved : we are now near the brink of a large pool. Give us, therefore, your commands, and return. Can. Let us...